Barn owls need a hole to nest in, and when a tree isn’t available, they’ll use a building. Or an owl box, like this one in California’s Napa Valley. Scientists keep tabs on the owls inside.
KQED - Aug 2022
A new book explores the life of Anna Essinger, who led an entire school’s daring escape from Germany in 1933.
Smithsonian Magazine - Jul 2022
Treating wastewater creates struvite—a nutrient-rich crystal that might just be the key to bolstering struggling seagrass beds.
Popular Science - Jul 2022
Cal Poly Humboldt is in the process of developing a plan to offer family housing.
EdSource - Jun 2022
"Our graduates represent the absolute best our university has to offer. They also represent our success — as both a University and as a broader community — and they are our way of sending hope out into the world," say President Tom Jackson, Jr. and Frank Whitlatch, executive director of the Foundation at Cal Poly Humboldt.
Times Standard - May 2022
The 3,200 year-old giant sequoia tree in California’s Sequoia National Park has around 2 billion leaves and stands 74 meters tall.
Business Today - May 2022
"In a very real way, restoring condor habitat and returning condor to Yurok skies is a clear restoration of the Yurok people, homeland, ecological systems, culture, and lifeway," says Tiana Williams-Claussen, a Yurok Tribal member and Cal Poly Humboldt graduate student who helped lead the conservation project.
CNN - May 2022
"We recently celebrated the naming of the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center with a fun and inspiring event on campus. The naming represents a very deliberate effort to bring Native culture to the forefront on our campus, and we’re very proud that Wiyot Tribal Chair Ted Hernandez was the featured guest speaker," says President Tom Jackson, Jr.
Times Standard - Apr 2022
Duke Manyweather, who grew up in South Central Los Angeles and played Division II football at Humboldt State, works with both NFL veterans and prospective draftees. He hosts a convention in the summer, called OL Masterminds, for players and coaches of all ages, ranging from high school to pro.
Fox Sports - Apr 2022
Brian Tissot, director of the Telonicher Marine Lab, said increasing training and regulation in small-scale ornamental fisheries may be a promising way to maintain the industry for local people while discouraging harmful practices.
Mongabay - Apr 2022
California is in urgent need of a young workforce that is trained in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. To the rescue comes the California State University (CSU) System!
The Union - Apr 2022
At Cal Poly Humboldt, we prefer not to leave things to chance. That’s especially true of important priorities like student enrollment. And similar to many things on a campus, there is more to it than what is seen, and not just anyone can do it.
Times Standard - Apr 2022
Professor emeritus on policies that make communities more environmentally friendly.
WalletHub - Apr 2022
Tom Jackson Jr. discusses how Cal Poly Humboldt is using $458 million to expand its academic offerings and meet the state's STEM shortages.
Higher Ed Dive - Apr 2022
The tribe maintains some of the most detailed documentation of fishers in North America.
Smithsonian Magazine - Apr 2022
A growing chorus of young people is focusing on climate solutions. “‘It’s too late’ means ‘I don’t have to do anything, and the responsibility is off me.’”
New York Times - Mar 2022
A study finds that weaving wild patches into farmland can attract more beneficial species, reducing crop damage and risks to food safety.
National Audubon Society - Mar 2022
Biologists, including alumna Evelyn Lichwa, are excited to get involved in the community and learn from people in a region of Alaska as they start their work as wildlife managers.
KDLG - Mar 2022
Alumnus is entering his fifth season. He spent the first four years of his career in Tampa Bay.
Sports Illustrated - Mar 2022
As we move forward into new and exciting times, it is important that we do so together. Cal Poly Humboldt and the city of Arcata are committed to working together, with our community, to successfully navigate the many opportunities and challenges that are coming.
Times-Standard - Mar 2022
Amid fears of another grueling fire season ahead, two congressmen representing rural California districts introduced a bill last week that would require the U.S. Forest Service to quickly put out all wildfires everywhere in the country.
San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 2022
On creating an integrated climate change curriculum for public schools.
Earth Island Journal - Feb 2022
USA Triathlon has secured its 40th university offering women’s triathlon at the varsity level, the minimum number that the NCAA will consider for potential championship consideration. Cal Poly Humboldt in Arcata, California, will become the 40th program, beginning competition in fall 2022.
SportsTravel - Feb 2022
A Humboldt education includes a broad-based liberal arts curriculum along with hands-on learning and classes in a specific major area of study, writes President Tom Jackson, Jr. and Dr. Rosamel S. Benavides-Garb, the associate dean for the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.
Times-Standard - Feb 2022